Perched above the street and tucked away behind a green wall of privet, holly and boxwood is a private retreat you would not be surprised to see in Viejo San Juan or on Miami’s Collins Avenue. The recently renovated...
With Tudors, looks can be deceiving. Their decorative doorways, half timbering and steep pitched roofs suggest a throwback to 16th-century England, but, in truth, it’s a style more closely associated with those original “masters of the universe” — American...
Attention, “Fixer Upper” fans: you don’t have to travel to Waco, Texas, to find sophisticated farmhouse chic. A particularly inviting example is located on a leafy street in Shepherd Park, off the increasingly hip-and-happening Georgia Avenue corridor.  While not a Chip and...
The classic brick colonial at 6643 Western Ave NW has what chefs and merchants in southern Louisiana call “lagniappe”— an unexpected flourish that lends an additional piquancy or pleasure to a meal or other purchase. Like an extra beignet, say,...
The first thing you need to know about this home is that the rooms — apart from the kitchens and bathrooms — are mere suggestions. And this is by design. Mexican architect Manuel Parra worked with the owners to...
It’s amazing what a makeover can do. Once an unlovely, abandoned apartment building dating from the 19th century, 2501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW was transformed 10 years ago into a stunning boutique condominium building with 16 one-of-a-kind residences outfitted with...
Couldn’t get to Spain this summer? ¡No se preocupe! (no worries). The spirit of Spain (well, its architectural tradition) is alive and well in Foxhall | Berkley. The private villa at 1938 Foxview View Circle NW is surrounded by parkland and...
By Avery Anapol, Current Correspondent In the District and numerous other U.S. cities, decades of racial inequality have been linked to housing-related discrimination — from rules that explicitly blocked certain races from buying or renting a given property, to mortgage...
There’s more than meets the eye in the grand Tudor at 4400 Garfield St NW. Far more. From the storybook stone and timbered façade of the main residence to the delightful guesthouse and pool beyond, the home is an...
After years of surging housing costs, relief may be in sight for District homebuyers. Realtors are seeing signs of stabilizing prices in 2017 so far, due in part to a growing supply of new development in pockets of the...

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